Sunday, July 14, 2013

Artists in Residence

The nation's 2 million artists account for 1.35 percent of the U.S. labor force, according to a National Endowment for the Arts analysis of 2006-10 American Community Survey data. Artists' share of the labor force varies by state, however, ranging from a high of 1.63 percent in New York to a low of 0.51 percent in West Virginia. The top ten states in the art share of the labor force are...

1. New York
2. California
3. Vermont
4. Oregon
5. Hawaii
6. Massachusetts
7. Colorado
8. Connecticut
9. Washington
10. Nevada

Source: National Endowment for the Arts, National Statistics about Working Artists

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